Keith Olbermann to supervise election coverage for Current TV

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He’ll start after the New Hampshire primary. But first, Olbermann is taking a previously scheduled vacation, “which he perplexingly scheduled during one of the biggest political news weeks of the year so far,” writes The Atlantic Wire’s Adam Clark Estes. The Times’ David Carr describes some of the technical problems at Current but notes that Olbermann has an ownership stake in the company and helped choose the studio. “He is a part of the management team, and you generally don’t get to rail against the Man if the Man is you,” Carr writes.

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